Scenic Lift Rides
Get a front row seat to Vermont's superior fall foliage displays.
Bolton Valley is running lifts Friday through Sunday from 10 am – 5 pm until October 15th. $20 per person for a round trip ride (up and down) from the Main Base Area. Enjoy the scenic lookout tower at the summit with 360 degree panoramic views of Vermont, New Hampshire and New York’s highest peaks. Visit BoltonValley.com for tickets and details.
Take a leisurely ride up the chairlift and enjoy the awesome views from our south-facing slopes. Whether leaf-peeping, or summer site-seeing, a scenic ride is a great way to enjoy Vermont! Feel free to bring your lunch and enjoy a picnic surrounded by 360 degree views of the neighboring Green Mountains. Gaze across the valley and see sights of Stratton, Magic Mountain, Equinox Mountain, and more. Visit Bromley.com for tickets and details.
The Jay Peak Tram will be running daily from 10AM to 5:30PM until October 9, Indigenous Peoples' Day Weekend. Tram hours are subject to change, so be sure to visit JayPeakResort.com for details. Visit JayPeakResort.com for tickets and details.
Foliage Weekend: Take a foliage lift ride on America’s favorite Single Chair, first chair up is at 10 AM and the last chair is loaded at 2:30 PM. Foliage lift ride tickets are good for a round trip from base to summit and back down again, the cost is $20 for adults and $15 for juniors and seniors (free for season pass holders). Foliage lift ride tickets can be purchased in person at the ticket window. Stark’s Pub, the General Store and Ticket Booth will all be open, please see our operational hours at MadRiverGlen.com.
Green & Gold Weekend: Foliage lift rides are available on America’s favorite Single Chair both Saturday and Sunday, first chair up is at 10 AM and the last chair is loaded at 2:30 PM. Foliage lift ride tickets are good for a round trip from base to summit and back down again, the cost is $20 for adults and $15 for juniors and seniors (free for season pass holders). Foliage lift ride tickets can be purchased in person at the ticket window. Stark’s Pub, the General Store and Ticket Booth will all be open, please see our operational hours listed at MadRiverGlen.com.
Enjoy Rides up Green Lift ($25 Adults/$15 youth) for beautiful fall views! There will be grill and beverages at Sunshine Corner at the top of Green Chair for all with corn hole. No children under 3 allowed on lift for safety purposes. No open toed shoes for safety purposes. Purchase tickets at ticket office in base lodge. Unlimited 23/24 pass holder ride the chair for free but must get ticket at window. Visit MagicMtn.com for details.
Get ready to experience one of the best scenic attractions in Vermont! Take the chairlift ride on Bluebird Express to the summit for a fun family activity. The Bluebird Express is open Friday through Sunday from mid-June through October. Lift tickets are available at the Clocktower ticket window. Visit MountSnow.com for details.
Take a scenic ride on the Sunburst Six chairlift and get a different perspective of the Vermont landscape. Hike the trails, have a picnic, take some photos, enjoy the view! You'll be able to hike all the way down or ride the lift back when you are done. Visit Okemo.com for details.
Looking for Fall's best foliage colors? Right here! Smugglers' is your go-to destination for fun and interesting activities that provide optimal views for leaf peeping.
Take a look at our top picks ... one for each day! View the daily calendar of leaf peeping at Smuggs.com.
Get on top of Vermont’s greatest views the easy way – in the famous Stowe Gondola SkyRide. From the top of Mt. Mansfield – Vermont’s highest mountain – you can access our Cliff House restaurant, visit the Summit Retail Gift Shop and enjoy a sweet treat at The Waffle.
The summit of Southern Vermont’s highest peak is only a scenic ride away. Take the Gondola for views that stretch clear across four states including the White Mountains, Adirondacks, Berkshires and Green Mountain ranges. Hike the historic fire tower or explore any of your favorite winter trails and plan a picnic lunch. Ride down to explore the Stratton Village filled with retail shops and restaurants. Visit Stratton.com for details.
Mountain activities this summer will include scenic lift rides and downhill mountain biking. For summer 2023, Super Bravo will run 10 am to 5 pm Thursdays through Sundays, June 24th through September 3, 2023, and in the fall Saturdays and Sundays from September 9th through October 8, 2023, as well as July 3rd, July 4th, Labor Day, Sept. 4th, and Indigenous Peoples' Day/Columbus Day, Oct 9, 2023. Visit Sugarbush.com for details.